Greece Foreign Direct Investment 1970-2022

Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Greece foreign direct investment for 2019 was $5.00B, a 24.2% increase from 2018.
  • Greece foreign direct investment for 2018 was $4.03B, a 17.05% increase from 2017.
  • Greece foreign direct investment for 2017 was $3.44B, a 27.44% increase from 2016.
  • Greece foreign direct investment for 2016 was $2.70B, a 112.66% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflows, US $
United States $351.63B
Singapore $120.44B
Hungary $92.16B
Germany $67.62B
Hong Kong $58.30B
British Virgin Islands $58.00B
France $51.04B
Canada $45.09B
Japan $39.93B
Australia $39.90B
Switzerland $37.31B
Netherlands $35.69B
Italy $31.19B
Cyprus $25.93B
Israel $19.05B
Norway $17.06B
Sweden $16.61B
Finland $15.77B
Spain $14.81B
Poland $14.40B
UAE $13.79B
Chile $12.59B
Czech Republic $10.75B
Portugal $10.33B
South Korea $9.63B
Argentina $6.66B
Macao $6.48B
Panama $5.89B
Greece $5.00B
Saudi Arabia $4.56B
Malta $4.26B
Oman $3.42B
Estonia $2.96B
New Zealand $2.94B
Slovak Republic $2.31B
United Kingdom $2.24B
Slovenia $1.71B
Lithuania $1.57B
Uruguay $1.31B
Croatia $1.17B
Latvia $1.06B
Cayman Islands $0.98B
Bahrain $0.94B
Kuwait $0.52B
New Caledonia $0.41B
Brunei $0.37B
Bahamas $0.26B
Seychelles $0.25B
Barbados $0.22B
Trinidad and Tobago $0.18B
Antigua and Barbuda $0.14B
St. Kitts and Nevis $0.09B
Curacao $0.07B
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) $0.06B
French Polynesia $0.03B
Turks and Caicos Islands $0.03B
Palau $0.02B
Bermuda $0.00B
Aruba $-0.08B
Iceland $-0.60B
Qatar $-2.81B
Denmark $-7.50B
Austria $-8.10B
Luxembourg $-11.42B
Belgium $-28.97B
Ireland $-46.63B
Greece Foreign Direct Investment - Historical Data
Year Inflows, US $ % of GDP
2019 $5.00B 2.44%
2018 $4.03B 1.90%
2017 $3.44B 1.72%
2016 $2.70B 1.40%
2015 $1.27B 0.65%
2014 $2.70B 1.14%
2013 $2.95B 1.23%
2012 $1.66B 0.69%
2011 $1.09B 0.39%
2010 $0.53B 0.18%
2009 $2.77B 0.84%
2008 $5.73B 1.61%
2007 $1.96B 0.61%
2006 $5.41B 1.98%
2005 $0.69B 0.28%
2004 $2.15B 0.89%
2003 $1.41B 0.70%
2002 $0.03B 0.02%
2001 $0.00B 0.00%
2000 $-0.01B -2.12%
1999 $0.08B 18.89%
1998 $0.07B 16.80%
1997 $0.98B 234.23%
1996 $1.06B 247.17%
1995 $1.05B 262.12%
1994 $0.98B 286.67%
1993 $0.98B 305.95%
1992 $1.14B 335.42%
1991 $1.14B 367.83%
1990 $1.01B 349.82%
1989 $0.75B 323.70%
1988 $0.91B 405.28%
1987 $0.68B 354.53%
1986 $0.47B 284.67%
1985 $0.45B 318.54%
1984 $0.49B 344.15%
1983 $0.44B 302.69%
1982 $0.44B 272.08%
1981 $0.52B 338.51%
1980 $0.67B 402.82%
1979 $0.61B 383.38%
1978 $0.43B 329.55%
1977 $0.39B 364.55%
1976 $0.31B 333.51%
1975 $0.02B 28.66%
1974 $0.07B 90.10%
1973 $0.06B 94.58%
1972 $0.06B 111.04%
1971 $0.04B 98.13%
1970 $0.05B 129.72%